Stefan is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about the transformational impact of engagement on businesses. He speaks regularly on the topic at conferences and events throughout the UK, Europe and America.
For over 20 years he has been a coach and adviser to leading business figures and successful entrepreneurs. He is the founder of Engagementmultiplier.com - a business transformation program that enables companies all over the world to simply and efficiently measure and improve engagement levels and results every 90 days.
He is a best selling author. His latest book, The Engaged Organisation explains how business owners can build the company they dream about. He is also the co-author of Change Agents with Brian Tracy.
His ‘uncommon’ common sense approach has enabled hundreds of companies to raise engagement levels, improve profits and reduce waste – whilst becoming happier places to work.
Stefan is the founder of The Engagement Foundation, which has built four schools in Africa.
David Kolbe, CEO of Kolbe Corp, has lived and breathed the Kolbe Concept® from its inception.
David's work on Kolbe technology and intellectual properties began when he co-developed the original algorithm for computing Kolbe A™ Index scores.
His involvement in the design, development, and use of the Kolbe Wisdom™ gives him great insight into all aspects of this valuable tool (including selection, organizational development, and team building). His current role includes management of operational, financial, technical and legal efforts. In addition, he conducts seminars, research, and speaks to a broad spectrum of industries.
David joined Kolbe Corp after working on Capitol Hill as Legislative Director for a Texas congressman and as an Associate with the law firm of Gammage & Burnham.
He earned his Law Degree from Arizona State University and Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.
David and his wife Pam have four children.
Kathy Kolbe is the world’s leading authority on human instincts. She solved the riddle of how all people can be both equal and different in their creative efforts by identifying the nature of universal instincts that constitute individual modus operandi.
Kolbe is also an acclaimed theorist, who discovered the four innate conative modalities, which she named Action Modes, and developed the only validated assessment of these instinct-based strengths.
A prolific writer and bestselling author, Kolbe has over 120 printed works, and has written almost an equal amount for published software programs.
She is an entrepreneur who founded and was the CEO of Kolbe Corp, a publishing and consulting company for 30 Years, and is now its Chairman and Chief Creative Officer.
Amy Bruske is a sought-after speaker for Fortune 500 companies, associations, and entrepreneurial organizations in a variety of industries, and a Principal and President of Kolbe Corp. Specializing in HR consulting and leadership development, she is one of the company's three Senior Master Consultants and is also in demand for executive coaching and team building for a wide range of businesses around the world. Currently, Amy is publishing a book on successful family owned businesses.
Amy was named the Small Business Owner of the year by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter in 2012. Amy is also Chairman of the Board for Kolbe’s non-profit arm, The Center for Conative Abilities which focuses on research for health and education initiatives. She is a committee chair for the Board of Directors for NAWBO, and a member of the Women Presidents’ Organization, the International Women’s Forum (Arizona chapter), and the Strategic Coach Program.
Keynote Speaker: Stefan Wissenbach
Employee Engagement has become the hot topic in the business world. Get it right, and the results are remarkable. Get it wrong and it can destroy a company. Stefan Wissenbach has been working with business owners for over 20 years and is an authority on how to build an Engaged Organization. In his keynote Wissenbach will share:
Why Engagement is an energy source that transforms businesses
Four simple steps you can take to create an Engaged Organization
The power of a Purpose, why it's the single biggest driver of engagement (and why without one you’ll never fulfill your potential)
What has to be true for a CEO to become a Chief Energy Officer
How a team with complimentary MO's and a purpose become a force to be reckoned with...
The fastest way to create engaged customers – that endures!